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Pulau Joyo Is a Dreamy Driftwood Retreat in Indonesia

Posted By Tafline Laylin On July 25, 2011 @ 1:01 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Eco Tourism,Environment,Gallery | No Comments

eco-tourism, vernacular architecture, driftwood architecture, Pulau Joyo, Indoneseia, Java Joglos, Java Palaces, island getaway, green design, sustainable design, eco-design, sustainable architecture, hand-crafted furniture, Louis Vuitton furniture, reclaimed materials, found materials [1]

Made of driftwood harvested from the sea, the Java Joglos and treehouses are completely sensitive [2] to both their cultural and ecological context. All of the palaces are outfitted with King sized beds, en suite showers, bathrooms, and Balinese day beda, while the treehouses have been decked out with neutral furnishings.

Much of the furniture was hand crafted [3] using only locally-sourced wood, though some of the facilities have been decorated with high-quality brand name furniture such as Louis Vuitton. Don’t expect to rough it at Pulau Joyo. Although it’s possible to get lost in the verdant greenery surrounding the resort, or to drift away on the South China Sea, the resort is no hippy haven. Instead, guests can expect top-notch food and wine in an environment that is in harmony with its awe-inspiring surroundings.

+ Pulau Joyo [4]

Via Knstrct [5]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/07/pulau-joyo-island-5.jpg

[2] treehouses are completely sensitive: http://inhabitat.com/yellow-treehouse-restaurant-by-pacific-environments-architects/

[3] furniture was hand crafted: http://inhabitat.com/tag/hand-crafted-furniture/

[4] + Pulau Joyo: http://www.pulau-joyo.com/the-island/introduction.html

[5] Knstrct: http://knstrct.com/2011/07/10/life-at-joyo/

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